How London’s Gold Market, the World’s Largest, Evolved Over Time
By GCRU Gold News on Friday, October 14 2016, 23:56 - Permalink
When the precious metals industry meets in Singapore next week for an annual gathering, one of the key topics will be the coming changes to how gold is traded in London.
A new trade-reporting service and the introduction of exchange-traded futures will be the latest developments in a market that until recently remained largely unchanged for about a century. Here’s a timeline of main events over the past 350 years, according to the London Bullion Market Association.